T.I. Starts Promoting AKOO’s New Collection T.I. Starts Promoting AKOO’s New Collection
April 1, 2010 – 2:02 pm | One Comment

Plotting his moves carefully since his recent release from prison (he served a year and a day for federal weapons charges), T.I. has now started speaking about his clothing brand AKOO.
“I’m really proud of the …

Live From The Stage: XXL’s Freshmen ’10 Concert Live From The Stage: XXL’s Freshmen ’10 Concert
April 1, 2010 – 1:24 pm | No Comment

Six members of this year’s XXL magazine “Freshmen Class”—Nipsey Hussle, Pill, Jay Rock, Donnis, Big Sean and Freddie Gibbs—gave a spirited performance at the Highline Ballroom last night.
While there were no locals on the bill …

Verse Of The Week: Kanye West Verse Of The Week: Kanye West
April 1, 2010 – 12:41 pm | One Comment

Another Verse Of The Week is long overdue has arrived. This time, we’re headed back to Chi-Town for one of hip hop’s most flamboyant, confident, and controversial. Check the rhyme after the jump.

Cop Or Drop? BAPE x AMBUSH “CREEP STA” Cop Or Drop? BAPE x AMBUSH “CREEP STA”
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April 1, 2010 – 11:16 am | 9 Comments

In yet another collaboration with AMBUSH, A Bathing Ape has just launched these “CREEP STA” kicks—definitely not for the faint of heart.
A cross between the classic “Creeper” shoe and BAPE’s “BAPE STA,” you have your …

Has Nicki Minaj Gone Too Far Biting Lil Kim’s Style? Has Nicki Minaj Gone Too Far Biting Lil Kim’s Style?
April 1, 2010 – 9:57 am | 7 Comments

The past tense of “I had bitches rockin’ the red, yellow and green wigs”—a Lil Kim lyric from “White Diamonds” back in 2000—may need to be updated.
Ten years since Kim spoke on her hip-hop trendsetting, …

Teairra Mari Hits Harlem To Find “Sponsors” Teairra Mari Hits Harlem To Find “Sponsors”
April 1, 2010 – 9:07 am | No Comment

Teairra’s currently in New York promoting “Sponsor” and her upcoming album, At That Point (due for release in May via Asylum/Warner Music). Putting a fun spin on things, yesterday the DrJays.com Live team took Teairra uptown to Harlem’s 125th Street to ask locals their thoughts on whether or not a man should be a woman’s “sponsor.” Needless to say, hilarity ensued!

Hate It Or Love It: Pharrell’s London Style Hate It Or Love It: Pharrell’s London Style
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April 1, 2010 – 9:03 am | 7 Comments

Pharrell Williams attended the launch of N.E.R.D.’s new collaboration with Levi’s yesterday, in London, England.

He rocked double denim—a biker-style dark denim jacket with jeans in a lighter wash—along with bright red sneakers and BBC beanie to match.

Levi’s Sues Evisu Over Tribute Jean Levi’s Sues Evisu Over Tribute Jean
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April 1, 2010 – 8:40 am | 6 Comments

Levi’s is very protective over their throne in the denim industry. WWD.com reported today that the company is suing Japanese brand Evisu, over a collection of jeans they designed in tribute to Levi’s:
The San Francisco-based …

Has Usher Lost His Mind? Has Usher Lost His Mind?
April 1, 2010 – 8:38 am | 2 Comments

The recently divorced Mr. Raymond (whose first name is pronounced UR-sher in the South) just dropped a new video for his next single, “OMG,” featuring will.i.am. Let’s just say it’s not what you might expect. …

Nas, Damian Marley & Oliver Stone Talk “Distant Relatives” Nas, Damian Marley & Oliver Stone Talk “Distant Relatives”
April 1, 2010 – 8:37 am | No Comment

Go in the studio with two musical legends—Nas and Damian “Jr Gong” Marley—as they explore their common African ancestry through music.
In the new trailer for their upcoming joint album, Distant Relatives, the artists talk about their …

Sneak Peek: MO7 Goes Militant For Fall 2010 Sneak Peek: MO7 Goes Militant For Fall 2010
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March 31, 2010 – 10:16 am | 2 Comments

You may have caught the brand M07 in our “Buyer’s Picks,” with their subtly embellished woven shirts, track jackets and denim.
I got a chance to check out their fall 2010 goods yesterday with my homie …

Would You Wear This? Would You Wear This?
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March 31, 2010 – 9:24 am | 8 Comments

Women’s Air Force 1 Premium by Nike

Guess Who Hit The Grocery Store In This Getup? Guess Who Hit The Grocery Store In This Getup?
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March 31, 2010 – 9:14 am | 17 Comments

Tila Tequila was spotted putting her goods on display at a grocery store.

Who in their right mind rocks lingerie and stilettos while shopping anywhere?

Is Anyone Hotter Than Trey Songz? Is Anyone Hotter Than Trey Songz?
March 31, 2010 – 8:19 am | 5 Comments

Whew! Ladies (and some guys) –  is this possibly VIBE‘s hottest cover ever?
Trey Songz has been putting in serious work over the years to prove once and for all he’s this generation’s R&B king.
In the …

GoodWoodNYC Gives T-Pain A Run For His Bling GoodWoodNYC Gives T-Pain A Run For His Bling
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March 31, 2010 – 7:06 am | 2 Comments

Talk about a statement maker! I know T-Pain laid his $400,000 “Big Ass Chain” to rest, but he deserves this mockery. The Brooklyn-based GoodWoodNYC brand is known for its innovative custom-made wooden jewelry and accessories.

Why Reggie Bush Is Quite The Eligible Bachelor… Why Reggie Bush Is Quite The Eligible Bachelor…
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March 31, 2010 – 7:05 am | 2 Comments

Just when you thought the newly single Reggie Bush couldn’t be more desirable than he already is, the man cooked a three-course meal in less than 20 minutes during a Tupperware party.

Say Hello To My Little Friend: Did These Kids Really Put On A <em>Scarface</em> Play? Say Hello To My Little Friend: Did These Kids Really Put On A Scarface Play?
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March 31, 2010 – 7:04 am | 20 Comments

As much as we’d like to say yes, this YouTube clip of a bunch of elementary schoolers portraying the gangster film Scarface was actually a cleverly crafted viral video! According to TMZ, the elaborate faux production was created in L.A. last week by director Marc Klasfeld and Rockhard Films, who are best known for videos for Lady Gaga’s “Pokerface” and Adam Lambert’s “For Your Entertainment.”

Nicki Minaj Finally Begins Her “Massive Attack,” Releases Single! Nicki Minaj Finally Begins Her “Massive Attack,” Releases Single!
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March 31, 2010 – 7:02 am | 11 Comments

The full, high-quality version of “Massive Attack,” the lead single from Nicki Minaj’s presently untitled album, was recently liberated by Karen Civil into the blogosphere and it has the internet going bonkers.

Who Knew Erykah Badu Had All That!? Check Out Her “Window Seat” Video Who Knew Erykah Badu Had All That!? Check Out Her “Window Seat” Video
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March 31, 2010 – 7:01 am | 3 Comments

Okay, so we weren’t huge fans of her hairstyle of choice as of late, but we can’t deny the sexy and sultry Erykah Badu hit a home run with her latest music video, “Window Seat.” What you probably didn’t know is that the Dallas, Texas native could have been thrown in jail for stripping down to what God gave her in public during the video shoot.

Artist Spotlight: Dom Kennedy Artist Spotlight: Dom Kennedy
March 31, 2010 – 7:00 am | One Comment

Last week, hip hop fans all over the Web were presented with Dom Kennedy’s latest mixtape, From The Westside With Love. As an up-and-coming artist not signed to a major label, many people were wondering who Dom Kennedy is and what is his deal? Hit the jump to find out more.

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